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The Cheat System Diet: Eat the Foods You Crave and Lose Weight Even Faster -- Cheat to Lose Up to 12 Lbs in 3 Weeksby Jackie Wicks
Synopses & Reviews
Who doesn't love to cheat? Finally— a successful weight-loss program that allows you to eat that cupcake (and still lose weight!)
PEERtrainer is a wildly successful online weight loss network with over 250,000 active email subscribers and nearly a million unique visitors a month. Surrounding the peer support network is a content library of cutting-edge diet, nutrition, exercise, and weight loss information. For years, followers and weight loss professionals have asked for a PEERtrainer diet book based on PEERtrainer's best information and tools. The Cheat System Diet is that book. It will help readers lose those hardest 10 pounds, easy and fast.
The diet is founded on three pillars—High Nutrient Eating, Energy, and Portions—achieved in an easy binary framework: Cheats and Eats. Cheats are essentially empty calories and Eats are nutrient-dense foods. You start with a certain number of cheats a day, and earn more by making especially healthy choices, like having a big salad before dinner.
The Super Cheat System also revolutionizes how dieters think about nutrient-dense eating. PEERtrainers Super Nutrient Index accounts for the amount of protein, good fats, and other performance nutrients in each food, which will allow dieters to incorporate super foods, like high-quality proteins, into their nutrient dense eating. This supportive, easy-to-follow approach allows you to eat well, lose weight, and enjoy those guilty pleasures.
"Wicks, founder of successful online weight-loss network PEERtrainer.com, offers a method for moderate dietary 'cheating' — eating enough of what's good for you and indulging in only a little of what's not. This is a diet for those who know what to eat, but aren't doing so due to a lack of motivation or support. Wicks promises weight-loss success with the Cheat System's 'Three Essential Pillars': high nutrient eating, limited cheats through small portions of unhealthy treats, and associated reduction in cortisol levels and inflammation. The cheat system provides lower overall caloric intake, reduced hunger and cravings, and increased fullness at every meal, but it works only if a dieter chooses foods from the PEERtrainer list of 'Eats and Cheats' which is presented after random nutritional advice about good and bad fats, traditional and alternative protein, and other topics, plus a stress-busting exercise plan. The three-week, three-meal-a-day plan includes over 160 recipes and emphasizes the importance of tracking one's food intake. Her strategy isn't new, but readers may appreciate the huge online network of members who share tips, hints, and frustrations. Were Wicks's book less scattered and repetitive, it might be as user-friendly as her website. Agent: Celeste Fine,Sterling Lord Literistic. (May)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
About the Author
JACKIE WICKS founded PEERtrainer, the leading online weight loss community, in 2005, after struggling to lose the 60 pounds she gained during pregnancy. PEERtrainer now reaches over 250,000 active subscribers a week and nearly a million unique visitors a month. US News & World Report calls PEERtrainer one of the best sites to lose weight, and it's been featured on Good Morning America, and in People, the New York Times, WSJ, USA Today, O Magazine, and Good Housekeeping.
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